Vientiane, February 10th 2022

On February 10, 2022, at the Khounkham District Administration Office, Khammouane Province, the Government of Lao PDR awarded a Class III Development Medal to Theun-Hinboun Power Co., Ltd (THPC) in recognition of its contribution to the construction of Khoun Kham Bridge (New Nam Hai Bridge) with a total construction cost of US $ 1,131,685. The Ceremony was attended by Mr. Vongphet Vongphet Chitpanya, Khammuan Province Deputy Party Secretary, Mr. Robert Allen Jr, THPC Managing Director, Khounkham District Governor and the district high ranking officials, THPC Deputy Managing Director and key staff.


The new bridge was officially opening in March 2021 and has greatly improved transportation and tourism business in Khounkham district.

Khounkham Bridge

Note to editors: THPC operates the Theun-Hinboun and Nam Gnouang Powerhouses in Khammouane and Bolikhamxay provinces of the Lao PDR, with a combined capacity of 520 megawatts. THPC is the only major independent power producer that is majority Lao-owned and 99% of its staff are Lao nationals. The company’s business covers not only power production, but also innovative and wide-ranging social and environmental programs across five districts in two provinces. THPC has contributed over US$712 million to the state since beginning operations in 1998.